A Normal Family: Everyday adventures with our autistic son (Hardback)Henry Normal (author)
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'A wonderful self-portrait of a family with autism at its heart. Uplifting and grounded, frank and encouraging, serious and funny, A Normal Family affirms that there is life after an ASD diagnosis - an atypical life, yes, but an abundant and nourishing life just the same.' - David Mitchell, translator of The Reason I Jump
Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic.
In his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV producer and comedy writer Henry Normal and his wife Angela have been trying to come to terms with.
This is a book for anyone whose life has been touched by autism - it's about the hope, the despair, and the messy, honest sometimes comical day-to-day world of autism, as well as a wonderful, warm book about the unconditional, unconventional love between a father, a mother and a son.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 488 g
Dimensions: 229 x 181 x 31 mm